“Creativity (in general) is the ability to come up with new ideas that are surprising yet intelligible, and also valuable in some way” (Boden, 2001)Creativity?
3 types of Creativity Combinatio nalcreativity - combining old ideas in new ways. e.g. Analogy in science
Exploratory creativity - what do the rules enable me to do?e.g. Jazz music.
Transformational creativity - significant alteration of one or more rules in concept space. e.g. E=MC2.
Personal Learning Environments PLEs are not only personal web tools and personal learning networks. PLEs are much wider than this, taking in experiences andPersonal realia, as well as learningLearning through TV, music, paperNetwork based materials, radio & more formal contexts. Learning content is not as important now as where (or who) to connect to, to find it. Personal PWTs are any web tools, Web Tools (usually Web 2.0) chosen by learners to support their lifelong learning.
Here’s a problemfor teachers:“For the first timewe are preparingstudents for afuture we cannotclearly describe.”- David Warlick
Formal and Informal learning Informal Learning 20% 80%